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ICC reveals match officials for T20 World Cup 2024, Richard Kettleborough features in elite list of umpires

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday revealed the list of match officials for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and West Indies. 20 umpires and six match officials will be officiating in the month-long tournament that will be played in June. Notably, two Indians also find their name on the list of umpires to officiate in the tournament.

“We are pleased to announce our team of match referees and umpires for the historic ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Within the selected cohort, we have a compliment of experienced match officials and other high performing members who have been recognized for their strong and consistent performances. The throughput from the pathway programme will continue to see the development and emergence of high-quality match officials across the game,” Wasim Khan, ICC General Manager – Cricket, said on the selection of the officials.

The list features elite officials – Richard Kettleborough, Richard Illingworth, Kumar Dharmasena, Chris Gaffaney and Paul Reiffel. Notably, Kettleborough and Illingworth officiated in the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 final between India and Australia in Ahmedabad. In the final of the previous edition of the T20 World Cup between England and Pakistan, Kumar Dharmasena, Chris Gaffaney and Paul Reiffel were the umpires for the game.

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